Marines board ship to leave for China from San Diego.
Item title reads: "Uncle Sam 'takes a hand'. Large contingent of marines leave for 'somewhere in China'."
San Diego, California, United States of America (USA).
L/S of parade ground with ranks of soldiers, Marines, marching along in blocks. They have rifles and take a salute. The troops board ship, the Chaumont, making their way up the gangplank. The ship has the stars and stripes flag at its helm. Men line up along the decks and wave their hats to crowds on the dock.